71+ Best Diamond Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational diamond quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Diamond Quotes

Every diamond has the ability to shine when there is someone to recognize its good facets and inhibit its flaws. – Wes Fesler

Diamonds are intrinsically worthless, except for the deep psychological need they fill. – Nicky Oppenheimer

A diamond was laying in the street covered with dirt. Many fools passed by. Someone who knew diamonds picked it up. – Kabir

Diamonds are to be found only in the darkness of the earth, and truth in the darkness of the mind. – Victor Hugo

Diamond is the hardest substance, but the Irony, it is also brittle. – Pushkar Saraf

There are two kinds of diamonds in this world: The diamond itself and the eyes full of love! – Mehmet Murat ildan

The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment, are diamonds and pearls. – Jean de la Bruyere

A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a witty person, but a pebble in the hands of a fool. – Anonymous

Manners must adorn knowledge and smooth its way in the world; without them it is like a great rough diamond, very well in a closet by way of curiosity, and also for its intrinsic value; but most prized when polished. – Lord Chesterfield

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel. The same questions, asked again, bring you just the answers you need just the minute you need them. – Richard Bach

Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior. – Juvenal

Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Diamonds are only chunks of coal, that stuck to their jobs, you see. – Minnie Richard Smith

There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa. – William Makepeace Thackeray

The most precious jewels are not made of stone, but of flesh. – Robert Ludlum

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and a man’s worst enemy. – Anonymous

The story of Harold Ross, the New Yorker and me is a mere footnote to the story of our time, and we might as well face the truth that to researchers of the future, poking about among the ruins of time, we shall all be tiny glitters. But then, so are diamonds. – James Thurber

I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and a sapphire bracelet lasts forever. – Anita Loos

A pebble and a diamond are alike to a blind man. – Anonymous

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. – A Chinese proverb

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with. – Thomas Carlyle

Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all. – Mark Twain

I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond. – Mae West

This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip. – Richard Burton

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear. – Daniel Defoe

The hues of the opal, the light of the diamond, are not to be seen if the eye is too near. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable than a brick without a flaw. – William J. H. Boetcker

No gold-digging for me; I take diamonds! We may be off the gold standard someday. – Mae West

For me the diamond dawns are setIn rings of beauty, And all my ways are dewy wetWith pleasant duty. – John Townsend Trowbridge

Diamond being the toughest thing on the face of earth is still the most prettiest object; pretty is not always being honeyed. – Priyansh Shah

Our dreams are our precious diamonds; without them, we are endlessly poor. Let us perpetually dream to be overly wealthy! – Mehmet Murat ildan

A diamond is a piece of coal that stuck to the job. – Thomas Edison

The diamond has been always esteemed the rarest stone, and the most precious of all: among the ancients it was called the stone of reconciliation. – Lewis Vertoman

It is no more easy to make a good picture than it is to find a diamond or a pearl. It means trouble and you risk your life for it. – Vincent Van Gogh

Angels are like diamonds. They can’t be made, you have to find them. Each one is unique. – Jaclyn Smith

Diamonds are found only in the dark places of the earth, truths are found only in the depths of thought. – Victor Hugo

Easy-to know that diamonds-are precious, Good-to learn that rubies-have depth, But more-to see that pebbles-are miraculous. – Josef Albers

A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections. – Proverb

One beautiful diamond is worth more than a mountain of stones, and one virtuous act of acquiescence and submission is better than an abundance of good works done for others. – Vincent de Paul

The diamond which shines in the Saviour’s crown shall burn in unquenched beauty at last on the forehead of every human soul. – Theodore Parker

Diamonds are a key component in the campaign to make poverty history. – Nicky Oppenheimer

The diamond is the hardest stone to get. – Evan Esar

A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well. – Anonymous

A diamond, incarcerated in its subterraneous prison, rough and unpolished, differs not from a common stone. – Charles Caleb Colton

A diamond on a dunghill is a precious diamond still. – American Proverb

A diamond, though set in horns, is still a diamond, and sparkles in purest gold. – Philip Massinger

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs. – Malcolm Forbes

Just as a diamond can only be polished by another diamond, it is only through genuine, all-out engagement with others that people can polish their character, and help each other to reach greater heights. – Daisaku Ikeda

Diamonds are trumps in the game of hearts. – ROBERT ELLIOTT GONZALES

A big diamond necklace is nouveau riche, really. People who have wealth a long time don’t wear such things. – Elsa Peretti

If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers. But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers. – A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Diamonds have an image of purity and light. They are given as a pledge of love and worn as a symbol of commitment. – Peter Singer

That something so small could be so beautiful. Worth so much. Only the strongest people can turn away from feelings like that. – Anthony Doerr

A diamond, which is the hardest of stones, not yielding unto steel, emery or any other thing, is yet made soft by the blood of a goat. – Thomas Browne

The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people. – Thomas Guthrie

Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough. – Daniel Defoe

Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles. – Thomas Browne

He sparked on his body that reflect like mini mirrors of diamond – Stephenie Meyer

A diamond doesn’t start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I’m that diamond. – Solange nicole

My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough, someone who needed smoothing. – Mother Jones

Diamonds are the tears of the poor. – Helen McCloy

All is beautiful and unceasing, all is music and reason , and all, like diamond, is carbon first, then light. – Jose Marti

A diamond is just a lump of coal that stuck to its job. – Leonardo da Vinci

The fire of the diamond of true Identity is always there; it just needs the Master’s crafting to reveal it. – Kenneth G. Mills

Diamonds are forever, my youth is not. – Jill St. John

The more you get past pain, the more it goes from coal to diamond. – Jodi Picoult

I’m fascinated by diamonds. When I put diamonds on, my hands start to shake. – Debra Messing

Through darkness diamonds spread their richest light. – John Webster

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust. – John Webster

Some people value sentiments over diamonds. – Cassandra Clare

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